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CBDA Stability – Microcrystalline Powder

Contrary to common literature statements that CBDA is very unstable we have proven quite the opposite! Cannabidiolic acid (CBDA), in a low energy state, such as a microcrystalline powder or cyclodextrin inclusion complex, easily has a room temperature shelf life in excess of a year! CBDA is less stable in solution with a 20% tincture […]

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CBD and Water Solubility

There is a plethora of misconception about CBD and water solubility. Practically every hemp processing lab touts a “water soluble” version of CBD. To get to the root of the issue one must ask the question: Is it a dispersion, colloid or solution? Is the CBD actually made soluble? Is the description of the actual […]

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Bioavailability CBD vs CBDA

Bioavailability is a subset of absorption. It is the percentage of an administered dose that reaches systemic circulation. Therefore, by definition, when a drug is administered intravenously, its bioavailability is 100% as 100% reaches blood circulation. Generally speaking, a drug’s oral bioavailability is the percentage of the drug dosage that eventually reaches circulation and the […]

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